HyperDic: paterfamilias

English > 1 sense of the word paterfamilias:
NOUNperson paterfamilias, patriarchthe male head of family or tribe / tribe
English > paterfamilias: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningThe male head of family or tribe / tribe.
Synonympatriarch
Broaderhead of householdThe head of a household or family or tribe
man, adult maleAn adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
Spanishjefe de familia, paterfamilias, patriarca
Catalanpaterfamilias, patriarca

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